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Dear Reader:
In that old fashioned, direct salutation, Dear Reader, there are so many questions and hopes: Are you out there, Dear Reader. Are you really dear or at least gentle? Who are you? That you might even exist, Dear Reader, is astonishing! Every novel is very much like a letter to a shadowy person or perhaps a group, solemn and still, just beyond our vision. It is strange then, and often wonderful, to hear from a reader, to have the unknowable, the faceless, come into focus...
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When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a six-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline... read more

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